From Berlin, to Kyoto, to Marrakech, to Copenhagen, to Paris. How, where and when did the global climate negotiations begin? And what role did Asian scientists play in shaping the world’s most important climate accords?
Singapore, which is known as a 'global hydrohub' for its expertise in desalination and water recycling technologies, recently inked partnerships with Saudi Arabia and Australia to share knowledge in water recycling and innovation.
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The US withdrawal from the Paris Accord remains to be the biggest issue confronting the global climate negotiations, and preparations for COP 23 is moving amid a backdrop of climate change disasters in Florida, Louisiana and Puerto Rico.
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No President, no problem: Following Trump's announcement that the US would quit the Paris Agreement, mayors around the world are pledging to step up. Here's why cities care about climate change and how that's a good thing for all of us.
Teo Chee Hean –
At this week’s Ecosperity 2017 conference, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security Mr Teo Chee Hean shared how Singapore has balanced economic, social, and environmental priorities to achieve sustainable development. Below is an excerpt of his speech.
Plastic pollution is one of the biggest challenges facing the world today, but no one country or organisation can solve it alone. To address this, sustainability experts Lili Fuhr and Nils Simon make the case for a global plastics treaty.
The G20 must confront its biggest challenge, which is a lack of climate action by global superpowers such as the United States, says Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations director Teresa Ribera.